26 posts about Arts and Culture on this blog
Friday 31 May 2013, 14:55
Jim Crace discusses his latest book Quarantine - a novel set in the Judean desert and featuring Jesus engaged in the 40-day fast.
Tuesday 14 May 2013, 15:12
John Goudie, Editor of Front Row, discusses the Radio 4 project - Cultural Exchange - in which 75 creative minds share their passion for an art-work of any kind.
Friday 3 May 2013, 15:08
Gillian Clarke, the national poet of Wales, talks about her collection Ice and her love of the Welsh language.
Friday 12 April 2013, 16:35
Editor Di Speirs explains how she chose 5 stories from the latest Granta Best of Young British Novelists under 40 list for Book at Bedtime.
Wednesday 3 April 2013, 15:38
Turkey's leading female novelist Elif Shafak discusses her novel The Forty Rules of Love on BBC Radio 4's Bookclub.
Friday 22 March 2013, 17:38
Five leading artists – Christian Marclay, Ruth Ewan, Mark Wallinger, Susan Hiller and Peter Strickland – use three minutes of Radio 4 airtime to create some art.
Friday 15 March 2013, 11:37
Melvyn Bragg discusses this week's In Our Time, on Anton Chekhov.
Friday 8 March 2013, 10:56
Melvyn Bragg discusses this week's In Our Time, on Absolute Zero.
Friday 1 March 2013, 13:01
Melvyn Bragg on this week's In Our Time about Pitt-Rivers.
Thursday 28 February 2013, 11:03
Tom Sutcliffe discusses this week's Saturday Review, which includes a review of Trelawny of the Wells, Bluestone 42, Arbitrage, J.M. Coetzee's new novel The Childhood of Jesus, and the exhibition at the National Gallery of
Thursday 14 February 2013, 17:41
Tom Sutcliffe reviews the RSC performance of Brecht's Life of Galileo and discusses its relevance to the recent resignition of Pope Benedict XVI.
Monday 11 February 2013, 14:19
Writer Jonathan Holloway explains the difficulties of adapting George Orwell's classic dystopian novel 'Nineteen Eighty-Four'.
Friday 8 February 2013, 17:10
A disability does not define who you are - Donna Lavin discusses the new series of The Pursuits of Darleen Fyles.
Friday 8 February 2013, 11:57
Sian Williams and Richard Coles with Dr Michael Dixon, the Director of the Natural History Museum, The Inheritance Tracks of singer Katie Melua, the sounds of a 20 ton Wurlitzer organ in a Chorleywood living room.
Thursday 7 February 2013, 13:26
Tom Sutcliffe presents Saturday Review. This week on the show Tom and his guests discuss the mysterious new show by DreamThinkSpeak at Somerset House, Disney's new movie Wreck-It Ralph and the British Museum's Ice Age exhibition.
Friday 1 February 2013, 12:44
Tom Sutcliffe on this week's Saturday Review.
Friday 1 February 2013, 11:34
Richard Curtis, Murray Lachlan Young, Inheritance Tracks from Ben Elton, Antarctic explorer Meredith Hooper, plus Richard's panto experiences...
Thursday 24 January 2013, 17:18
Tom Sutcliffe discusses Zero Dark Thirty and Lincoln with writer Dreda Say Mitchell, businessman and broadcaster Lord Grade and the former dancer Deborah Bull.
Friday 18 January 2013, 11:13
This week on Saturday Review presenter Tom Sutcliffe and his guests Peter Kemp, Paul Morley and Kamila Shamsie take a look at Django Unchained, the film that's split opinion among critics and fans. Plus, Polly Stenham's new play No Quarter and Amber Dermont's debut novel The Starboard Sea.
Monday 14 January 2013, 12:41
The launch of Artangel and Radio 4's search for new ground-breaking art projects plus new commissions coming to the network
Behind the scenes at Radio 4 and Radio 4 Extra from producers, presenters and programme makers.
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